The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 22 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 19 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.31% 1.08% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.75% 9.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Median daily rate £513 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Microsoft Azure
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
80 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.35% 11.62% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 6
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £446 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) DevOps
3 15 (42.86%) Puppet
4 13 (37.14%) Docker
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (22.86%) HTML
10 7 (20.00%) Java
10 7 (20.00%) Information Security
10 7 (20.00%) SaaS
10 7 (20.00%) PaaS
10 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.00%) IaaS
11 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (17.14%) Selenium
11 6 (17.14%) Ajax
11 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.14%) CSS
12 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
12 5 (14.29%) ECMAScript
12 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
12 5 (14.29%) SDL Web 8
12 5 (14.29%) Graphic Design
12 5 (14.29%) jQuery
12 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) IaaS
2 7 (20.00%) PaaS
2 7 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
3 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 5 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 5 (14.29%) WebStorm
4 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.71%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) DevOps Specialist
2 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Cloud Specialist
2 9 (25.71%) Technical Leader
2 9 (25.71%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Information Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) Ajax
2 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) CSS3
3 5 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (14.29%) jQuery
3 5 (14.29%) PhoneGap
3 5 (14.29%) REST
3 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.86%) XHTML
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) UX Design
4 5 (14.29%) Wireframes
5 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) MOF
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) Dart
3 5 (14.29%) ECMAScript
3 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) MCSE
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Puppet
2 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.43%) Nagios
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM
3 4 (11.43%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Cobbler
4 2 (5.71%) logstash
4 2 (5.71%) Riemann
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.86%) New Relic
3 1 (2.86%) Siebel
3 1 (2.86%) Vertica